Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Python Developer was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Python Developer
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 966 1101
Rank change year-on-year +93 +135 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 306 195 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 256 181 171
UK median annual salary £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% -17.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,738 164,565 194,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.47% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,928 136,254 163,031
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +107 274 £65,000 +4.00% 44
London +5 153 £75,000 +15.38% 33
UK excluding London +87 150 £52,500 -8.70% 12
South East +51 70 £57,500 -17.86% 5
North of England +27 32 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Scotland -18 32 £51,250 -26.79% 1
Yorkshire +51 29 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England -3 9 £60,000 +4.35% 3
West Midlands +18 7 £47,500 - 1
Midlands +8 7 £47,500 - 1
North West -8 3 £65,000 +62.50%

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, Senior Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 306 (100.00%) Python
2 142 (46.41%) Django
3 124 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (33.33%) Linux
5 91 (29.74%) TDD
6 88 (28.76%) Java
6 88 (28.76%) JavaScript
7 85 (27.78%) SQL
8 83 (27.12%) PostgreSQL
9 73 (23.86%) Flask
10 67 (21.90%) Finance
11 64 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
12 60 (19.61%) MongoDB
13 59 (19.28%) HTML
13 59 (19.28%) CSS
14 57 (18.63%) Docker
15 51 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 51 (16.67%) Web Development
16 48 (15.69%) C#
17 47 (15.36%) Microservices
18 46 (15.03%) Mentoring
18 46 (15.03%) NoSQL
18 46 (15.03%) Node.js
19 45 (14.71%) AngularJS
19 45 (14.71%) C++
20 42 (13.73%) DevOps
21 41 (13.40%) Git (software)
22 40 (13.07%) OO
23 39 (12.75%) PHP
24 38 (12.42%) Elasticsearch

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (12.42%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (6.54%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.94%) Apache
4 8 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.31%) Gunicorn
5 4 (1.31%) nginx
6 3 (0.98%) SAS
7 2 (0.65%) IPython
7 2 (0.65%) Tornado
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.33%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.33%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 64 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.31%) Serverless
5 3 (0.98%) SaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.33%) Fastly
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) Heroku
7 1 (0.33%) NuGet
7 1 (0.33%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.96%) HTTP
2 5 (1.63%) DHCP
2 5 (1.63%) DNS
3 2 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Broadband
4 1 (0.33%) IPv4
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (27.12%) PostgreSQL
2 60 (19.61%) MongoDB
3 46 (15.03%) NoSQL
4 24 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 23 (7.52%) Big Data
6 17 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (5.23%) MySQL
8 12 (3.92%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.29%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.96%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.63%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.31%) Redis
12 4 (1.31%) VoltDB
13 3 (0.98%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.33%) Bigtable
15 1 (0.33%) HBase
15 1 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.25%) Vagrant
3 10 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.31%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.31%) git-flow
5 3 (0.98%) CircleCI
5 3 (0.98%) Selenium
6 2 (0.65%) GitLab
6 2 (0.65%) Maven
6 2 (0.65%) Subversion
7 1 (0.33%) Ant
7 1 (0.33%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.33%) GoCD
7 1 (0.33%) Gradle
7 1 (0.33%) JIRA
7 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (21.90%) Finance
2 25 (8.17%) Banking
3 12 (3.92%) Front Office
4 8 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.31%) Marketing
5 4 (1.31%) Retail
6 3 (0.98%) Games
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (46.41%) Django
2 73 (23.86%) Flask
3 59 (19.28%) CSS
3 59 (19.28%) HTML
4 46 (15.03%) Node.js
5 45 (14.71%) AngularJS
6 36 (11.76%) NumPy
7 35 (11.44%) Pandas
7 35 (11.44%) REST
8 34 (11.11%) React
9 23 (7.52%) RabbitMQ
9 23 (7.52%) Web Services
10 19 (6.21%) HTML5
10 19 (6.21%) RESTful
11 18 (5.88%) jQuery
12 17 (5.56%) Pyramid
12 17 (5.56%) SciPy
13 16 (5.23%) Pylons
14 15 (4.90%) Ajax
14 15 (4.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.80%) Fintech
2 21 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.54%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (5.88%) Equities
4 18 (5.88%) User Experience
5 17 (5.56%) Hedge funds
6 13 (4.25%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.92%) Robotics
8 11 (3.59%) Derivative
8 11 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.31%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.98%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.65%) Bitcoin
13 2 (0.65%) Blog
13 2 (0.65%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (4.25%) Unix
3 6 (1.96%) Mac OS
4 3 (0.98%) Android
5 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.65%) CentOS
5 2 (0.65%) Windows
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Debian
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (29.74%) TDD
3 51 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 51 (16.67%) Web Development
4 47 (15.36%) Microservices
5 46 (15.03%) Mentoring
6 42 (13.73%) DevOps
7 40 (13.07%) OO
8 35 (11.44%) Analytics
8 35 (11.44%) Scrum
9 33 (10.78%) Open Source
10 30 (9.80%) Mathematics
11 28 (9.15%) Machine Learning
12 26 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (8.50%) SDLC
13 24 (7.84%) BDD
14 21 (6.86%) Physics
15 20 (6.54%) Test Automation
16 18 (5.88%) Data Analysis
17 17 (5.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (100.00%) Python
2 88 (28.76%) Java
2 88 (28.76%) JavaScript
3 85 (27.78%) SQL
4 48 (15.69%) C#
5 45 (14.71%) C++
6 39 (12.75%) PHP
7 25 (8.17%) Ruby
8 17 (5.56%) C
9 12 (3.92%) Scala
10 10 (3.27%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.27%) Perl
11 7 (2.29%) Rust
12 6 (1.96%) Go
13 5 (1.63%) VBA
14 3 (0.98%) Groovy
15 2 (0.65%) Java 8
16 1 (0.33%) Gremlin
16 1 (0.33%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (11.76%) Degree
2 17 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.29%) PhD
4 3 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 57 (18.63%) Docker
2 4 (1.31%) Samba
2 4 (1.31%) Squid
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.59%) Terraform
2 9 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) Kibana
4 1 (0.33%) Nessus
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (6.86%) Oracle
2 11 (3.59%) Capita
3 4 (1.31%) NetApp
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.65%) Twitter
5 1 (0.33%) Google
5 1 (0.33%) Qualys
5 1 (0.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com